Petersen International Underwriters
Petersen International Underwriters (PIU) delivers insurance solutions for health, disability, medical and contingency risks. PIU has been identified nationwide and worldwide for its underwriting skill, originality, and direction in the insurance industry for almost four decades. The company offers several disability plans for athletes, business entrepreneurs, and individuals. It also provides life and contingency coverage, including high-limit accidents, brand protection, kidnap, ransom, and more.
PIU is licensed in all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Canada but not all products are available in all states or countries. In 2001, the company developed the first severance agreement disability plan, followed by a special disability plan for the NFLPA and the Accelerated Benefit plan for age 70 in 2014. In addition, from 2017 to 2019, PIU has passed bills that amended previous legislation prohibiting the sale of special use disability insurance.
PIU is a Lloyd’s Cover holder, and the company’s financial strength lies in Lloyd’s market. Lloyd has received A+, A.A.-, and A from Standard & Poor’s, Fitch Ratings, and A.M Best, respectively.